Pete Myers interviews Anita Desai (1984)

This programme is part of the series Pete Myers' interviews
Anita Desai (© Flickr/Agnes Scott College)

In this Mainstream Asia special, Pete Myers meets Indian writer Anita Desai to discuss her life, her preferred writing language – English – although she speaks fluent Hindi and German, and her latest novel “In Custody” about an Urdu poet in his declining days.

Producer: Pete Myers

Broadcast: October 22, 1984

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